Replaces

Ford Ranger Fuel Tank Sending Unit Retainer Ring & O-Ring Dorman 55817 - 1ABMX00166

This replacement Sending Unit Retainer Ring and O-ring are just what you need to get your vehicle in good working order again!

Specifications:

  • Mount on fuel tank sending unit
  • Includes the following parts:
    • Retainer Ring
    • O-ring
  • Outside Diameter - 6-5/8"
  • Inside Diameter - 4-7/8"
  • Replaces dealer part numbers: 2L5Z-9A307-AB, F87Z-9417-CA, 2L5Z9A307AB, F87Z9417CA
  • Direct replacements
  • Built to strict quality control standards

This sending unit retainer ring and o-ring make great replacements and have good cost savings over dealer parts.

Our electrical and electronic parts are subject to strict quality control testing .  Once the item has been installed or plugged in, it is no longer eligible for a refund.  The item may be eligible for replacement, only if it is found to have a manufacturing defect. Before purchasing, please ensure proper diagnosis of the failed original part is performed

Lifetime Warranty

This item is backed by a Limited Lifetime Warranty. In the event this item should fail due to manufacturing defects during intended use, we will exchange the part free of charge (excludes shipping charges) for the original purchaser. Please keep your invoice for proof of this warranty.

  1. step : Depressurizing the Fuel Lines (0:50)
    • Remove the fuse panel cover
    • Remove the fuel pump relay, location: 50B
    • Start the vehicle and let it run until it dies
    • Crank the vehicle a few more times to clear the fuel system
  2. step : Disconnecting the Battery (1:39)
    • Remove the 8mm nut on the negative batter terminal
    • Lay the terminal off to the side
  3. step : Removing the Skid Plate (2:00)
    • Raise the vehicle on a jack and jack stands
    • Remove the 13mm bolt at the front of the skid plate
    • Remove the 13mm bolt on the frame rail
    • Remove the 13mm bolt on the bed support
    • Have a helper hold the skid plate
    • Remove the 13mm bolt on the rear of the skid plate on the frame
    • Lower the skid plate
  4. step : Disconnecting the Gas Tank (3:48)
    • Support the gas tank with a screw jack or floor jack to support the weight
    • Remove two 13mm bolts from one side of the tank straps
    • Carefully lower the tank to access the wiring harness
    • Disconnect the fuel pump connectors
    • Pry out the yellow clips and clear clips
    • Push in on the red, green, and white clips
    • Disconnect the connectors from the top of the tank
  5. step : Removing the Gas Tank (6:25)
    • Disconnect the filler neck hose clamps with a flat blade screwdriver
    • Remove the rubber hoses slowly with a pair of pliers
    • Raise the tank with the floor jack
    • Pull the straps down and sideways to remove them
    • Have a helper to lower the tank
    • Slide the tank toward the axle and out of the vehicle
  6. step : Removing the Fuel Pump Sending Unit and Lock Ring (8:24)
    • Gently tap the lock ring with a small hammer
    • Remove the lock ring the rest of the way
    • Remove the fuel pump sending unit
  7. step : Installing the Fuel Pump Sending Unit and Lock Ring (9:10)
    • Insert the sending unit into the fuel tank
    • Make sure the gasket is sitting properly
    • Insert the lock ring while holding the pump down
    • Tighten the lock ring
  8. step : Installing the Gas Tank (10:03)
    • Insert the gas tank with a helper, front end over the crossmember first
    • Raise and support the gas tank
    • Reinstall the filler line hoses
    • Tighten the filler line hose clamps
  9. step : Reconnecting the Gas Tank (11:00)
    • Reconnect the fuel tank hoses
    • Reinstall the clips into their connectors
    • Connect the fuel pump wiring harness
    • Insert the gas tank straps up into place and rotate them
    • Tighten the 13mm bolts to the straps
    • Lower the jacks
  10. step : Installing the Skid Plate (12:40)
    • Have a helper support the skid plate
    • Tighten the 13mm bolt on the rear of the skid plate on the frame
    • Tighten the 13mm bolt on the frame rail
    • Tighten the 13mm bolt at the front of the skid plate
    • Tighten the 13mm bolt on the bed support
  11. step : Reconnecting the Battery (13:23)
    • Tighten the negative terminal with a 10mm socket
  12. step : Priming the Fuel System (13:32)
    • Insert the fuel pump relay into its socket
    • Reinstall the fuse panel cover
    • Turn the key on and wait for the fuel pump to shut off
    • Repeat the process three times
    • Crank the vehicle

Tools needed for replacement:

    General Tools

  • Jack Stands
  • Hammer
  • Floor Jack

  • Materials, Fluids, and Supplies

  • Gloves
  • Safety Glasses

  • Pliers, Cutters & misc Wrenches

  • Channel-Lock Pliers
  • Needle nose pliers

  • Screwdrivers & Related

  • Flat Blade Screwdriver

  • Sockets - Metric

  • 8mm Socket
  • 13mm Socket

  • Wrenches - Metric

  • 13mm Wrench
  • 8mm Wrench

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How-to Video:

(14:24 min)

Tools List:

    General Tools

  • Jack Stands
  • Hammer
  • Floor Jack

  • Materials, Fluids, and Supplies

  • Gloves
  • Safety Glasses

  • Pliers, Cutters & misc Wrenches

  • Channel-Lock Pliers
  • Needle nose pliers

  • Screwdrivers & Related

  • Flat Blade Screwdriver

  • Sockets - Metric

  • 8mm Socket
  • 13mm Socket

  • Wrenches - Metric

  • 13mm Wrench
  • 8mm Wrench



This part replaces:

  • OE # F87Z9417CA
  • OE # 2L5Z9A307AB
  • Dorman 55817

Vehicle Fit

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  • 1998-2003 Ford Ranger Fuel Tank Sending Unit Retainer Ring & O-Ring V6 4.0L Dorman 55817
  • 2001-2003 Ford Ranger Fuel Tank Sending Unit Retainer Ring & O-Ring L4 2.3L Dorman 55817
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